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Fairtrade Farmers and Workers continue to benefit from Growing Sales and Increased Fairtrade Premium Investments11 April 2017
This week saw the official launch of the 8th edition of the Monitoring the Scope and Benefits of Fairtrade report by Fairtrade International, covering data from 2014-2015.
A golden moment for Rio de Janeiro as it becomes a Fair Trade Town during the Olympic Games
Over 300 houses were destroyed and infrastructure damaged in a devastating fire which swept through the community surrounding newly certified Fairtrade mine MACDESA in Peru on the afternoon of 4th July 2015. Our thoughts are with...
Organic banana farmers in Peru are seeing the effect of climate change and beginning the process of adapting with help from Kaufland, a German chain of super markets, and Fairtrade International.
On the eve of the UN Climate Change Conference in Lima (COP20), Fairtrade producer networks are urging governments to provide more support to smallholder farmers in fighting the harsh and increasing effects of climate change on...
Caroline Hickson, Director of Communications and Strategic Partnerships at Fairtrade International, writes of a recent trip to Paraguay to attend a training with Fairtrade sugar farmers. This year the International Labour...
Fairtrade sugar farmers from the remote Manduvira Cooperative in western Paraguay are celebrating an extraordinary achievement – the ribbon-cutting of the world’s first producer-owned Fairtrade organic sugar mill.